Laboratory Research
Tue, 10/25/2016
How Scientists Study Epilepsy in a Lab Setting Over the years, scientists have been using a variety of models to study epilepsy in the lab. For example, administration of a chemical known as a chemoconvulsant, administration of electrical...
Starting line photo
Fri, 10/21/2016
There are a ton of ways to raise awareness with the Epilepsy Foundation and make an impact this fall and in the months to come! Whether you are getting your family or school involved, there is something for you! Join the Purple Pumpkin Project...
Webinar
Wed, 10/19/2016
The National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS) is hosting its next Clinical Trials Methodology Course (CTMC) webinar on October 21, 2016, at noon ET. The session, "Special Topics in Human Subjects Protection: Acute and chronic...
Young Women
Tue, 10/18/2016
We left off the last article talking about neurosteroids. What are neurosteroids and why are they important? The brain has excitatory (meaning an action is likely to happen) and inhibitory (meaning an action is less likely to happen) mechanisms....
Banff, Canada
Tue, 10/18/2016
After 2 years of planning, the 5th Global Symposium on Ketogenic Diet Therapies is now finished and was an enormous success. These meetings are held every two years. The last meeting was in 2014 in Liverpool, England, and before that in 2012 in...

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